Eligibility Requirements

  • International undergraduate students enrolled in a university outside the United States
  • Sophomore or higher standing at home university
  • Outstanding academic transcript: 3.0 GPA or higher
  • High level of English language proficiency (TOEFL 90+ / IELTS 7.0+. The applicant may also be required to do a phone interview with the admission committee.) 
  • Students should possess exceptional motivation, emotional maturity, and a high aptitude for adapting to new environments.

Additional Requirements

  • A personal record form, filled out by a school official or your study abroad advisor (for ASAP students that are not nominated by a partner school only)
  • Documentation demonstrating enough funds to support study at Notre Dame

Application Deadlines

  • 2020 Spring Semester: October 1, 2019 (Application opens August 15th)
  • 2020 Fall Semester: March 31, 2020 (Application opens on December 15th)
  • 2020- 2021 Academic Year: March 31, 2020 (Application opens on December 15th)
  • 2021 Spring Semester: October 1, 2020

Decisions for Fall semester and Academic Year applications will be sent out no later than mid-May. Decisions for Spring semester will be sent out no later than mid-November.


To apply, click "Learn More/Apply" below and a new page will open.

  • Click the “Apply Now” tab on top of the new page.
  • Click "I do not have login credentials to use this site".
  • Create a user account. A temporary (will only be valid for 14 days after receiving) password email will then be sent to you.

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